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Clipping – digital versus analogue, and limiting

Want to know more about Clipping? Ian Shepherd says Clipping is when a digital signal is pushed and passed zero db in the scale. For example taking...

Why the TT Meter doesn’t work on vinyl

Learn why vinyl cannot be measured using TT Meter? Sometimes vinyl is mastered with more dynamics than the digital versions of the mix and looking at waveforms...
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Home Mastering EQ Workshop

This webinar describes about using EQ in mastering, using the songs as examples. While EQ’ing a track one should always have a consistent monitoring level. Bring the...

Ian Shepherd Mastering Engineer discusses Dynamic Range

A outline talk about the issues surrounding dynamic range and new legislation affecting broadcast and eventaully all music media. With good audio examples.

How to make a song louder with Mastering

Learn more about Mastering.  The songs are made louder by using compressor, EQ and limiting on the track without making the track sound crushed or distorted. Often...

Loudness Wars versus Michael Jackson – Loud Loses !

How good is high volume? People now-a-days are more inclined towards louder music, very few prefer pleasant notes over the louder ones. The Loudness Wars are making...

Dither or distort ? Listen and decide for yourself

How to decide between Dither or Distort? The effect of using dither on digital video is that it creates a lot of hiss in the video. This...

Has the Loudness War been won ?

This is a very important topic where Ian Shepherd speaks about Bob katz who is a campaigner against the loudness war. He took a public stand against...

MTM114 Pro-Techniques: Ian Shepherd on Metering & Mastering

Ian Shepherd talks about a new home mastering course he launched that helps people get better result in their mixes. He answers the queries of the students...

Loudness Meters in use – a roundup of some of the best

The loudness meters are now-a-days available as plug-ins for any computer video software. The TT Loudness Mater is no longer the only (or best) way to measure...